Frequently Asked Questions
Why can’t I sign up for the scholarship?
If you run into issues signing up for the scholarship then you probably don’t meet our minimum requirements.
Why can’t I fill in my number on the scholarship signup form?
This is due to outdated browser technology and could even mean browser incompatibility. Try using a different web browser like Google Chrome or Firefox. If you are on mobile you can try Chrome or Opera.
Why does the signup form report that my ID number is invalid?
Our signup form has special validation that checks to make sure that you are a South African citizen. You cannot apply with any other ID as our scholarship is only for South Africans
How does this Bursary/Scholarship work?
South African Online Academy asks companies to sponsor students that normally can’t afford to study. South African Online Academy recruits’ students that meets these requirements, and gives them the chance to study. South African Online Academy is able to train students on mass scale due to the distance learning program being used making it possible to for any student to log in from anywhere in South Africa.
Is South African Online Academy/Sponsoring Company going to find me work after I have completed my Certificate?
No, the sponsorship is for Education only, however some companies have indicated that they are interested in the highest performing students. As such they might be interested in hiring applicants
What if I found a job?
As this bursary is only for students that are unemployed, you need to contact the Administrator to inform him of any such incidences.
Can I tell my friends about this?
Yes, you can. Please note that there are specific requirements if they don’t meet the requirements, we can’t accept them.